Day: 16/05/2019

Hundreds in Tel Aviv mark year since Gaza border killings | +972 Magazine

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Hundreds march in central Tel Aviv to commemorate a year since Israeli troops killed over 60 demonstrators in Gaza. Several demonstrators call on artists to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.

Source: Hundreds in Tel Aviv mark year since Gaza border killings | +972 Magazine

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The bloody scenes I’ll never forget from Gaza’s Return March | +972 Magazine

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A year ago today, Israeli forces shot dead 64 Palestinians taking part in Nakba Day protests on the Israel-Gaza fence. One Palestinian journalist looks back on the deadliest day of the Great Return March.

Source: The bloody scenes I’ll never forget from Gaza’s Return March | +972 Magazine

Record number of demolitions, including self-demolitions, in East

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In East Jerusalem, as in Area C of the West Bank, a restrictive planning regime applied by Israel makes it virtually impossible for Palestinians to obtain building permits, impeding the development

Source: Record number of demolitions, including self-demolitions, in East

Thousands of Palestinians demonstrate to mark ‘catastrophe’

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Palestinians protested Wednesday for the annual commemoration of what they call the Nakba, or catastrophe, when hundreds of thousands were expelled or fled during the 1948 war surrounding the creation of Israel. Thousands gathered at various locations along the volatile border fence between Israel and

Source: Thousands of Palestinians demonstrate to mark ‘catastrophe’